Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Friday morning

Masked police stand on top of their vehicle on the Champs Elysees after a policemen was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France, April 20, 2017.
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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are a bit higher after Thursday's broad rally. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comment that the Republicans are close to presenting their tax reform plan is buoying investors.


-A terrorist attack on the Champs Elysees in Paris Thursday left one police officer dead and two others wounded. This is all happening ahead of France's presidential election Sunday.


-President Donald Trump will sign two executive orders today. One is expected to call for a review of the Dodd Frank rules.

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